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Job Description
Job Title Safety and Compliance Specialist
Duration 11.1.13-11.14.13
Location Conyers,  GA
Other Location
Description The Georgia Department of Driver Services, Regulatory Compliance Division, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Safety and Compliance Specialist within its CDL Unit.
Under limited supervision, the incumbent will be responsible for all facets of the initial and ongoing certification requirements of Commercial Vehicle Driver Training School Owners and Instructors, as well as State CDL Examiners and Third Party CDL Examiners throughout the State of Georgia; including, but not limited to; auditing and monitoring all CDL regulated programs, instructors, and Examiners within his or her area of assignment to ensure compliance with federal regulations, agency rules and state law. Will be expected to interpret and maintain knowledge of amendments to state, federal and other regulations.
 
The incumbent will be responsible for responding to management and customer inquiries in a professional and timely manner, in accordance with the core values of the Department of Driver Services. The incumbent will be expected to maintain a positive attitude and be receptive to change in a fast-paced environment.
 
The incumbent will be responsible for investigating customer complaints, presenting his or her finding to management, and making recommendations to management on the most appropriate course of action. The incumbent will be expected to serve on task teams and workgroups. The incumbent will be expected to develop strong partnerships between the Division and its internal and external business partners. The incumbent will be expected to assist with training events, certifications classes, and community outreach efforts. THIS IS A GRANT FUNDED POSITION.

Skills: 
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • A solid working knowledge of office software.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to assist in conducting training sessions statewide
  • Ability to inspect materials for compliance
  • Ability to interpret federal and state laws, rules, regulations and guidelines
  • Ability to make decisions with limited supervision
  • Ability to use imagination to develop new and innovative processes and solutions.
 
Conditions of Employment: In-state travel is required for employees in this job. Week long, overnight travel is also required. Selected candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to travel statewide. Selected applicant must also be able to physically maneuver under commercial vehicles of all types to conduct vehicle inspections. This position may also involve bending, lifting, fueling commercial vehicles, performing outdoor activities, working in inclement weather, working holidays, and working around moving vehicles.
 
A pre-employment background check is required for the selected candidate.

VACANCY OPEN TO DDS EMPLOYEES ONLY


 
Required Skills High school diploma or GED

OR

Associate’s degree in a related field and one (1) year of prior experience

OR

One (1) year at the lower level or equivalent position
Optional Skills Preference will be given to those applicants that, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:

• Georgia Class A CDL and/or Class B CDL with P and S endorsements
• Experience driving a commercial motor vehicle
• Professional regulatory experience
 
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